Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued


Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm. Gertrude Genhart: du kannst am Himmel ein Schm sehen Until Fri 1 1 Jan. Edinburgh College of Art exchange student Gertrude Genhart present two photographic works for Sleeper. Showing one large and one small format print. the watcher in the image views the viewer in the gallery. See review. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


44 High Street. 557 8360. Daily lOam—6pm.

Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings by predominantly Italian artists. featuring still life. landscapes and figurative. with all works for sale.


58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm: Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm.

Mixed Show Until Thu 31 Jan. A mixed show of limited edition prints and original paintings.

TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue—Sat 10am-5 m.

0 From The Saatchl ift Sat 12 Jan—Sat 9 Feb. in 1999 Charles Saatchi donated 100 works to the Arts Council Collection and this gift has become part of the National Touring exhibitions. Assistant curator Pat Fisher has selected works from the collection including artists Keny Stewart. Richard Billingham. Glen Brown. Louise Hopkins and Mark Francis. See Hitlist. NEW SHOW.

Haiuk Akakce Sat 12 Jan—Sat 9 Feb (round room). New York-based artist Haiuk Akakce presents The Measure Of All Things. a video installation based on the human desire for freedom. NEW SHOW.


36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri

1 lam—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm. Christmas Exhibition Until Sat 5 Jan. A selection of work by over 80 artists featuring paintings. sculpture and ceramics.

Sheana Stephen Until Sat 5 Jan. Jewellery.

John Lowrie Morrison (Jolomo) Sat 12 Jan—Sat 2 Feb. Recent paintings. NEW SHOW.


Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 5383.

MIEONE: Highly Explosive Material Until Sat 9 Feb. Words and images from the Aerosol Culture.


19 Elm Row. 556 6066.

Still Leaves L'ntil Sat 5 Jan. Colour pencil drawings by Domenica More Gordon.


16 South Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon—Sat 11am—l 1.45pm; Sun 12.30—11.45pm.

Our Journey: Fred Sims Until Sat 5 Jan. Recent paintings by Fred Sims inspired by the natural world.

David Morrison Sun 6 Jan-Sat 2 Mar. Photographs.


83 Henderson Street. Leith. 555 5628. Tue—Fri l lam-5pm; Sat 1 lam—4pm. The Christmas Exhibition L'ntil Sat 19 Jan. The Leith Gallery takes up residency in Waterside Arts for a festive selection of paintings. jewellery. sculpture. glass and ceramics.

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(formerly Malcolm Innes Gallery). 4 Dundas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 1 lam—1pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Thu 31 Jan. A selection of Scottish landscapes. sporting paintings. military oils. watercolours and prints.

Edinburgh Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh Life, page 79.

THE DRAWING ROOM GALLERY 28 Charlotte Square. Edinburgh. 243 9365. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—5pm. Free. Not only the head office for the National Trust for Scotland. 28 Charlotte Square also houses a permanent collection of 20th century Scottish paintings featuring work by Peploe. Hunter and Cadell. Displayed in a domestic setting. the works are complemented by a collection of Regency furniture.

MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (Formerly Huntly House). 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat

1 ()am-5 pm.

Thomas Nelson And Sons - Spreading The Word L'ntil Sat 19 Jan. An exhibition on the importance of Nelson's Printing Works of the Old Town and Southside of Edinburgh.

MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—5pm: Tue 10am—8pm.

Relief And Revolution: The St Andrew’s Society Of Philadelphia Until Sun 30 Jun 2002. This exhibition looks at Scottish immigration to North America and the founding of the St Andrew‘s Society of Philadelphia. set up in 1747 to care for the sick immigrant Scots.

What A Wonderful invention Wireless Isl L'ntil Thu 31 Jan. To coincide with the 100th anniversary of the first transatlantic radio broadcast. this exhibition celebrates the invention of the wireless.


53 High Street. Queensferry. 331 5545. Mon. Thu. Fri & Sat 10am—1pm & 2.15—5pm: Sun noon—5pm. Free.

Food For Thought A look at children’s diet and eating habits over the past 150 years.


2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue 8pm): Sun noon—5pm. Free.

Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky‘s millennium clock. a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high. Prehistoric Japan: The Archaeological Collections Of

- Neil Gordon Munro Until Sun 27

Jan. A collection of prehistoric Japanese

artefacts discovered by Munro. a Scottish medical doctor resident in Japan at the beginning of the 20th century. Gifted: Five Years Of The inches Carr Scottish Crafts Awards Until Sun 13 Jan. An exhibition showcasing the work of the winners of the Inches Carr Trust Award which enables craft makers to concentrate on a particular aspect of their work. Recipients of the award include Peter Chang. Malcolm Appleby. Keiko Mukaide and Alison Kinnaird. Textile 'h‘easures: Caring For A Collection Until Mon 6 May. A collection of European wall hangings and decorative textiles spanning the 17th and 18th centuries. The centrepiece of the exhibition is crewelwork hangings of 1719 with the monogram of the Old Pretender. Other key exhibits include a Kinghorne carpet made around 1620 and two embroideries dated 1637 showing scenes from the Life Of The Virgin made for one of the Catholic courtiers at Charles 1 court.

Guided Tours Sat 5. Tue 8. Thu 10. Sat 12.Tue 15 8.: Thu 17 Jan. 11.30am. Guided tours of the Textile Treasures exhibition.

Scottish Sports Hall Of Fame Until Wed 31 Jul. An exhibition highlighting the 100 nominations for possible introduction into the first Scottish Sports Hall of Fame at the Royal Museum. From now until June next year. visitors will be invited to nominate their own choices which will then be counted and submitted to a judging panel who will choose 50 of the Nation‘s favourite sporting figures for inclusion in the first ever permanent hall of fame. You can also vote on-line


Lady Stair‘s House. Lady Stair’s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Free. A Revolutionary Writer: Lewis Grassic Gibbon 1 901-1 935 Until Sat 13 Apr. A documentary exhibition looking at the life and work of one of Scotland's greatest 20th century writers. Lewis Grassic Gibbon (1901—1935). author of the classic Sunset Song.


152 Nethergate. 01382 909900. Tue—Wed. Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm.

Will Maclean: Driftworks L'ntil Sun 3 Feb. New and existing works by Will Maclean. continuing his fascination with museums and the presentation of meaningful objects. Working in a variety of media. the show features previously unseen large-scale installations Cod Requiem and Crux. Inverness-born Maclean. one of the most respected of his generation of artists in Scotland. was the recipient of one of the first Creative Scotland Awards in 2000. which enabled him to produce new work for this exhibition.

y' Michael Craik are on show at the Beilevue Gallery

Nathan Coley Wed 9 Jan. 4—5.30pm. Advance booking recommended. Artist Nathan Coley. the newly appointed Henry Moore Fellow in Sculpture at Duncan of Jordanstone College. Dundee. gives a lecture to mark the beginning of his two-year fellowship.

Christmas At One Five No Until Sun 20 Jan. A selection of work by some of the top jewellery. ceramic. wood and textile makers in Scotland. plus lights from Black + Blum. Freud cafetieres. diaries. calendars. MOMA Christmas cards and much more.


Albert Square. 01382 432084. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu 10am—7pm.

The Colourist Connection L'ntil Sun 6 Jan. The use of bold. vivid colour was the trait of Scottish painting from the 1860s onwards as demonstrated by the work of the Scottish Colourists. Peploe. Cadell. Hunter and Fergusson. This themed exhibition features over 40 still lifes. landscapes and portraits by the Colourists as well as examples by later artists Alberto Morrocco and John Houston who have continued this tradition. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Ban The Bottle: The Life Of Edwin Scrymgeour L'ntil Sun 6 Jan. A documentary exhibition looking at the life of Edwin Scrymgeour who was the only ever MP in the history of the UK Parliament to be elected on a platform of banning alcohol. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


West Henderson Wynd. 01382 225282. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm: Sun 1 1am—4pm. The Hidden Attraction L‘ntil Mon 7 Jan. An exhibition of painting. sculpture and photography by Leah Robb.

Outside the Cities

Campsie Glen


Clachan Of Campsie. 01360 313049. Daily 1 lam—5.30pm.

10 Artists New To Aldessan Until Thu 31 Jan. A mixed exhibition featuring work by new gallery exhibitors Marion Donaldson. Lindsay Storstein and Forbes Yule.



East Fortune Airfield. 01620 880308. Daily 10.30am—5pm. £3 (£1.50); children free.

The X-MAS Files L'ntil Sun 13 Jan. Fun for all the family in this exhibition of film props. costumes and promotional models from classic sci-ii films such as Alien. .i/Im's Attacks and Lost In Space. Highlights include the original lifecast of Pinhead played by actor Doug Bradley from He/lruiser and a recreation cast from the original moulds of Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Iermimztm:



Elmbank Avenue. 01563 554343. Mon—Tue & Thu—Fri 10am—8pm: Wed & Sat 10am—5pm.

Recent Paintings - Doug Lennox L'ntil Sat 26 Jan. New landscapes by Ayrshire-based artist Doug Lennox depicting the Irvine valley. interface Sat 12 Jan—Sat 9 Mar. A group show of work by nine contemporary artists who all share a strong interest in science and are currently undertaking collaborations in scientific research. Artists include Clara L'rsitti. Michele Lazenby. Louise K Wilson. Hideo Fttruta and Alistair Mack. NEW SHOW.